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Sponsored Post Kennedy Catholic’s volleyball team reaches high ranks!

Kennedy Catholic’s volleyball team reaches high ranks!

From Advertiser Kennedy Catholic High School comes this good news: Shayne McPherson The Kennedy Catholic Lancer Volleyball Team is ranked #2 by the Washington State Volleyball Coaches Association and... [Read more]

Proposal to double B&O tax on larger businesses submitted to City Council

Proposal to double B&O tax on larger businesses submitted to City Council

by Jack Mayne In order to seek potential boutique hotels, arts facilities and increased general business, Burien City Manager Kamuron Gurol is proposing to double the city’s Business and Occupations... [Read more]

WATERLAND BLOG: Recreational Pot Store opens in Des Moines

WATERLAND BLOG: Recreational Pot Store opens in Des Moines

From our sister site The Waterland Blog comes news that a recreational pot store is opening in Des Moines this week. This will be the only retail marijuana store between Seattle and Tacoma. Read the full... [Read more]

LETTER: Highline High School Alum shares thoughts on School District Bond

LETTER: Highline High School Alum shares thoughts on School District Bond

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] All five of us Mathison kids graduated from... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Autumn is about to kick into full-swing this week

WEATHER GEEK: Autumn is about to kick into full-swing this week

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek We can thank a small ridge of high pressure for the awesomely comfortable weekend in the middle... [Read more]

Two shot on SW 152nd in downtown Burien early Sunday morning

Two shot on SW 152nd in downtown Burien early Sunday morning

Photo showing bullet hole in the window of Burien Tattoo courtesy Roger Arnold. The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that two males received non life-threatening injuries when an unknown... [Read more]

Des Moines Farmers Market’s Annual Chili Cook-Off is this Saturday, Oct. 25

Des Moines Farmers Market’s Annual Chili Cook-Off is this Saturday, Oct. 25

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market Annual Chili Cook-Off – coming this Saturday, Oct. 25 – is family friendly and is the culminating event for the market’s 2014 season. It is a fun and delicious... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Adults-only Halloween Costume Party will be at The Cove Saturday, Oct. 25

Adults-only Halloween Costume Party will be at The Cove Saturday, Oct. 25

Come to the Normandy Park Cove for their BIG Halloween Adults-Only Costume Party on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 7 – 11:30 p.m.! Prizes will be awarded to the best dressed. Live music will be provided by... [Read more]

Vintage at Burien’s Fall Bazaar will be Nov. 15

Vintage at Burien’s Fall Bazaar will be Nov. 15

VINTAGE at BURIEN FALL BAZAAR 149 S 140th ST NOV. 15, 2014, 10 A.M. – 3 P.M. CRAFTS, CHRISTMAS ITEMS, ART PIECES, BAKED GOODS RAFFLE BASKETS & MISC. GIFT ITEMS TICKETS $1.00 ea or 6 / $5.00 Proceeds... [Read more]

WATERLAND BLOG: Let’s talk Angry Doug…and Percy Harvin…

WATERLAND BLOG: Let’s talk Angry Doug…and Percy Harvin…

From our sister site The Waterland Blog comes this take on the Seahawks sudden and surprising trade of Percy Harvin on Friday, Oct. 17: Yeah, the ‘Hawks are big news. Expectations are high, and everyone’s... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery accepting submissions for 2015-16

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery accepting submissions for 2015-16

CALL FOR ARTISTS: BURIEN ARTS GALLERY now accepting submissions for the 2015-16 Gallery Exhibition Schedule. The Burien Arts Gallery, centrally located in downtown Burien, is calling for artists to apply... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Iron Age Grates seeking to hire part-time employee

JOB: Iron Age Grates seeking to hire part-time employee

Iron Age Grates is a 10-year old design company looking for an enthusiastic, experienced office mate who wants to assist in continued growth of a small company. We have an office of five people who work... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Few openings left in Matt Griffin YMCA’s Beginning Ballet program

Few openings left in Matt Griffin YMCA’s Beginning Ballet program

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA has only a few openings its Beginning Ballet program for children ages 3-11. Fall session starts Saturday, October 18th! The Y’s six-week-long ballet class sessions will... [Read more]

Blood Drive being held at Serenza Salon on Wednesday, Oct. 22

Blood Drive being held at Serenza Salon on Wednesday, Oct. 22

A Blood Drive for Puget Sound Blood Center will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Serenza Salon, located at 120 SW 160th Street in Burien. To make an appointment,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Large pod of Orca Whales swims past Three Tree Point Friday

PHOTOS: Large pod of Orca Whales swims past Three Tree Point Friday

New pics added, courtesy Elston Hill (click images to see larger version/slideshow): Somewhere out there, in the water beyond this crowd of onlookers, were 50-60 Orca Whales who swam past Burien’s... [Read more]

Suspect still at large in White Center stabbing incident Friday morning

Suspect still at large in White Center stabbing incident Friday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that shortly after 3 a.m. Friday morning (Oct. 17), they received a 9-1-1 call about a bloodied stabbing victim in the 10800 block of 1st Ave SW in White... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: just like new 3-BD in Westwood Ridge

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: just like new 3-BD in Westwood Ridge

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday, Oct. 18 and Sunday, Oct. 19 – is the first re-sale in Westwood Ridge of a 3-bedroom,... [Read more]

Burien’s Greek House celebrating 1-year anniversary this Saturday, Oct. 18

Burien’s Greek House celebrating 1-year anniversary this Saturday, Oct. 18

Burien’s The Greek House Restaurant will be celebrating its 1-Year Anniversary this Saturday, Oct. 18. Owners Sonja and Philip invite everyone to join them for dinner on Saturday evening, where... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA holding Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 24

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA holding Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 24

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be holding a community Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 24 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. “Come join us for a spooky night of family fun making Halloween crafts, playing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Oktoberfest is coming to Normandy Park Senior Living on Thursday, Oct. 23

Oktoberfest is coming to Normandy Park Senior Living on Thursday, Oct. 23

Munich has come to Normandy Park! Join us for Essen und Trinken (food and drink) and lively Entertainment. Bavarian Costumes optional! Thursday, October 23rd 4:00PM to 6:00PM Join us for a Bavarian Buffet... [Read more]

Local jurisdictions join together to reduce demand for Prostitution

Local jurisdictions join together to reduce demand for Prostitution

Law enforcement and community leaders from across King County have joined together to announce a major initiative to reduce the demand for prostitution where the majority of sex buying now takes place – online…

Sponsored Post Advertiser Westside School holding All School Open House this Saturday, Oct. 18

Advertiser Westside School holding All School Open House this Saturday, Oct. 18

Advertiser Westside School is holding an All School (PreK – 8th grade) Open House this Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. until Noon. This is a great opportunity for prospective families to tour the school... [Read more]

‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ will be Saturday, Nov. 1 at Community Center

‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ will be Saturday, Nov. 1 at Community Center

‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ is returning and will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Burien Community Center from 6-10pm. Entrance to the event is FREE. Wrist bands for unlimited carnival games... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Judson Park’s Holiday Bazaar will be Friday, Nov. 14

Judson Park’s Holiday Bazaar will be Friday, Nov. 14

Advertiser Judson Park’s 2014 Holiday Bazaar will be held on Friday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at their campus at 23600 Marine View Drive South in Des Moines. “We’ll have hand-crafted... [Read more]

‘Trunk or Treat’ coming to Burien Free Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 25

‘Trunk or Treat’ coming to Burien Free Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 25

‘Trunk or Treat’ is coming to Burien Free Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 3 – 5 p.m. This is a free event with candy, a chili cook-off and live music. Burien Free Methodist Church... [Read more]

Celebrate the opening of Navos’ Independence Bridge on Thurs., Oct. 23

Celebrate the opening of Navos’ Independence Bridge on Thurs., Oct. 23

Navos will be celebrating the opening of its new Independence Bridge facility on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. – Noon, with guest speaker Rep. Jim McDermott set to speak at 10:45 a.m. Independence... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Restoration this Saturday, Oct. 18

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Restoration this Saturday, Oct. 18

Volunteers are needed for a Walker Preserve Restoration work party this Saturday, Oct. 18 from 9:30 a.m. – Noon. Here are the details: Walker Preserve Restoration The second fall volunteer forest restoration... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Advertiser Cheveux Design’s Grand Opening Party is Saturday

REMINDER: Advertiser Cheveux Design’s Grand Opening Party is Saturday

REMINDER: Advertiser Cheveux Design will be holding a Grand Opening party this Saturday, Oct. 18 from 5 – 7:30 p.m. at their salon at 18537 1st Ave South, Suite C in Normandy Park. Here’s what... [Read more]